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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"Please Vote for Me because I can’t Vote: In Virginia, convicted felons are disallowed from voting even after serving their sentence. Lyndon LaRouche, after serving a sentence for credit card fraud and obstruction of justice, was legally barred…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"July 22, 1955 – Vice President Richard M. Nixon becomes the first Vice President to preside over a Presidential Cabinet meeting."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"Independent Republican Voice: U.S. Representative Connie Morella (R-MD 1987-2003) is the only Congressional Republican who voted against the use of force in both the Persian Gulf War in 1991 and in the Iraq War in 2002."
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"Words in the Margin don’t count: Campaigning for a full term in 1976, Gerald R. Ford read words in the margin of his speech (“with emphasis”) as part of the text:  “I say to you this is nonsense with emphasis!”"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"July 18, 1970 – Mary Jo Kopechne, a former staffer for New York Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Robert Kennedy dies in a car which plunges off the Dike Bridge into a pond. The driver is Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA). Kennedy…"
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"  Standing for a Principle: Three U.S. Secretaries of State resigned their post in protest of Administration policy. The first was Lewis Cass; a steadfast supporter of the Union who resigned in 1860 because he thought President James…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"July 17, 2004 – While vacationing in Nantucket, Massachusetts, John Kerry, the presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee, is photographed windsurfing. The Republicans exploit this photograph in advertisements to caricature Kerry as a…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"Ventura goes his own Way: In 2008, Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura bucked pleas to endorse a Presidential candidate from either the Democratic or Republican Parties.  Instead, he endorsed Natural Law Party candidate John Hagelin, a…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"July 16, 1996 – Arkansas Governor Jim “Guy” Tucker resigns after being convicted for fraud in the Whitewater Investigation. The charges are unrelated to the Clinton’s. Arkansas law forbids convicted felons from serving as…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"If at First You Don’t Succeed? Minnesota Governor Harold E. Stassen (1939-1943) ran a record nine times for the Republican Presidential nomination (all of them unsuccessful)."
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"July 15, 1870 – Georgia becomes the last former Confederate state to re-join the Union."
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When a Political Gaffe Torpedo's a Political Candidate

With another election season upon us, it is close to certainty that we will see political candidates make major gaffes, including answering a question honestly, when political correctness would be the prudent tactic. Candidates sometimes misspeak, like in 1968 when Democratic Presidential nominee Hubert Humphrey told Playboy Magazine: “No sane person in the country likes the War in Vietnam, and neither does President [Lyndon B.] Johnson.” Sometimes a gaffe occurs when a candidate makes an…See More
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"“Give me a ‘W:’” During his senior year at Philips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, George W. Bush was the “Head Cheerleader.” "
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"July 14,  2008 – The New York Times releases an op-ed entitled: “My Plan for Iraq” by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama. Obama calls for a “phased redeployment of combat troops.”"
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